Video: Do astronauts need sunscreen?

October 25, 2018, American Chemical Society
Credit: CC0 Public Domain

Space is full of potentially dangerous radiation. Here on Earth, our atmosphere and magnetic field protect us from the worst of it.

Astronauts on a deep-space mission would need other forms of protection.

In collaboration with National Chemistry Week, this Reactions video is all about chemistry in space:

Explore further: New technology could improve radiation risk warnings for future deep-space astronauts

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